Rio+20: Building synergies between Rio Conventions on the ground

Rio+20 (21/06/2012) – Jamie Webbe, UNCBD comes to the Pavilion Studio to talk about the importance of the new partnership launched with the Global Environment Facility which will help to improve the synergies between the three Rio Convention at the national level.

She says the project will aims to bring together activities of biodiversity, desertification and climate change, and develop activities within countries which will address all three of these challenges. She also says the scheme will run capacity building workshops which will work with local people and governments.

She talks about the importance of dealing with all three of these challenges together and how interrelated they are both politically and on the ground.